May 17th, 2014

May 17th, 2014, fell on a Saturday. It was day 137 of 2014. The decade was the 2010s.

6 years, 4 months and 6 days have passed since May 17th, 2014.


On This Date

Events that occurred on May 17th, 2014:

  • Arsenal win the FA Cup after defeating Hull City 3-2 in Extra Time.


Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on May 17th, 2014:

  • United States: All of Me - John Legend
  • United Kingdom: Waves - Mr Probz

Movie Box Office

What movie was on top of the box office?

  • The movie "Godzilla" was at the top of the box office on this date.

Take Me Back!

The date is May 17th, 2014 and it's a Saturday. People are enjoying their weekend. The summer of 2014 has finally arrived. The weather has warmed up and the evenings are brighter than usual.

In America, the song All of Me by John Legend is on top of the singles charts. Over in the UK, Waves by Mr Probz is the number one hit song. Barack Obama is currently the President of the United States and the movie Godzilla is at the top of the Box Office.

A social networking website called Vine is extremely popular at the moment. It is 2014, so the music charts are being dominated by artists such as Pharrell Williams, Katy Perry, John Legend, Iggy Azalea, Meghan Trainor, Lorde and Jason Derulo. A new Internet slang phrase called "Sliding into your DMs" is becoming popular at the moment.

The trial of Australian entertainer Rolf Harris for indecent assault is currently underway in England. The phrase "You the real MVP" is becoming popular online following Kevin Durant's heartfelt acceptance speech for the NBA's Most Valuable Player Award. CCTV footage has recently emerged of Beyonce's sister Solange Knowles attacking her brother-in-law Jay-Z in an elevator at a hotel in New York City. Social media users are currently speculating about the reasons behind the fight.

In soccer, Arsenal have just ended their nine year trophy drought after beating Hull City 3-2 and winning the FA Cup. Meanwhile, Manchester United have just announced Dutch coach Louis van Gaal as their new manager. People are watching popular TV shows such as "The Vampire Diaries", "The Walking Dead", "Orange Is the New Black" and "Rick and Morty". Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "Dota 2", "Grand Theft Auto V", "Rust" and "DayZ".

Children and teenagers are currently watching television shows such as "Dora the Explorer", "Mickey Mouse Clubhouse", "Glee" and "Lab Rats: Bionic Island". If you're a kid or a teenager, then you're probably playing with toys such as "PlayStation 4" and "Xbox One".


News Topics, Fads & Culture

Trending news stories and fads that were prevalent throughout this time period. These are news stories and events that would have been in the media on May 17th, 2014.

  • Birdman

    The movie "Birdman" won the Academy Award for Best Picture in 2014.

  • 2014 in movies.

    Popular movies in 2014 included Transformers: Age of Extinction, Gone Girl, The Equalizer, The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies, Guardians of the Galaxy, Maleficent, The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1, X-Men: Days of Future Past, Captain America: The Winter Soldier, Annabelle, Dawn of the Planet of the Apes, The Amazing Spider-Man 2 and Interstellar.

  • Jennifer Lawrence

    American actress Jennifer Lawrence is listed as FHM's sexiest woman in 2014.

  • Time Person of the Year 2014

    Health care workers fighting against the spread of Ebola are featured as the Time Person of the Year 2014.

  • 2014 in music.

    Popular music artists in 2014 included Bastille, Passenger, Lorde, Jason Derulo, Pharrell Williams, John Legend, Iggy Azalea, Ariana Grande, Sam Smith, Meghan Trainor, Taylor Swift, Nicki Minaj, Hozier, Maroon 5 and Bobby Shmurda.

  • Sam Smith - "Stay With Me"

    "Stay With Me" by Sam Smith would go on to win a Grammy for 2014's Record of the Year.

  • Eurovision 2014

    The 2014 Eurovision song contest is held in Copenhagen, Denmark. Austria win the contest with the song "Rise Like a Phoenix" by Conchita Wurst.


Basic Facts

Basic facts and information about this date:

  • This date fell on a weekend.
  • 6 years, 4 months and 6 days have passed since May 17th, 2014.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 20 of 2014.
  • Leap Year: 2014 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on May 17th, 2014, will be 6 years of age.
  • People born in 2014 belong to the "Generation Z" generation.
  • Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 1400281200.


Around This Time...

Notable events that occurred around May 17th, 2014:

  • April 22nd, 2014: Football: Manchester United sack David Moyes.
  • April 25th, 2014: The Flint water crisis begins when the city switches its water source to the Flint River.
  • April 27th, 2014: Football: Liverpool captain Steven Gerrard slips during an important game against Chelsea - allowing Demba Ba to score.
  • April 28th, 2014: The US places economic sanctions on Russia.
  • April 29th, 2014: English actor Bob Hoskins passes away.
  • May 5th, 2014: Football: Crystal Palace dash Liverpool's title chances after scoring three goals in nine minutes.
  • May 11th, 2014: Manchester City win the Premier League after a 2-0 victory over West Ham.
  • May 12th, 2014: Beyonce's sister Solange Knowles attacks her brother-in-law Jay-Z in an elevator at The Standard Hotel in New York City.
  • May 19th, 2014: Soccer player Ryan Giggs announces his retirement.
  • May 20th, 2014: Josh Kaufman wins the sixth season of The Voice.
  • May 21st, 2014: Caleb Johnson wins the 13th season of American Idol.
  • May 23rd, 2014: The Isla Vista killings occur when 22-year-old Elliot Rodger goes on a killing spree.
  • May 24th, 2014: Kanye West and Kim Kardashian are married in Florence, Italy.
  • June 5th, 2014: An Islamic militant group called ISIS begins its attack on Northern Iraq.
  • June 7th, 2014: The first episode of crime drama "Power" is aired.
  • June 12th, 2014: The 2014 FIFA World Cup kicks off in Brazil.
  • June 12th, 2014: Football: Cesc Fabregas signs for Chelsea.
  • June 13th, 2014: Chelsea sell defender David Luiz to Paris Saint-Germain for £50 million.
  • June 15th, 2014: The San Antonio Spurs win the 2014 NBA Finals after they defeat the Miami Heat by 4-1.

Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on May 17th, 2014, will have the star sign Taurus.
  • Taurus is the star sign for this date in both the old and the new system.
  • Zodiac Element: Earth.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 2014 was the year of the Horse (Yang Metal).
  • Native American Zodiac: May 17th, 2014 falls under the Beaver.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of May will have the birthstone Emerald.

Television Shows

TV shows that you might have been watching around this time.

  • Rick and Morty - Adult animated Sci-Fi sitcom.
  • Peaky Blinders - British crime series that is set in the 19th century.
  • Orange Is the New Black - American comedy-drama about a federal prison.
  • House of Cards - Political thriller.
  • Black Mirror - Dystopian Sci-Fi series.
  • American Horror Story - Anthology horror series.
  • Homeland - Spy thriller about CIA operative Carrie Mathison.
  • Suits - Legal drama television series.
  • Game of Thrones - Fantasy drama series.
  • The Walking Dead - Post-apocalyptic horror series with zombies.
  • White Collar - Crime series about a con artist who works as a CI for the FBI.
  • Modern Family - Mockumentary family sitcom.

2014 - Kid's TV

Children's and Teen TV shows that would have been airing on this date in 2014.

"Sheriff Callie's Wild West" - "Every Witch Way" - "Paw Patrol" - "Sam & Cat" - "Dog with a Blog" - "Doc McStuffins" - "Lab Rats: Bionic Island" - "Austin & Ally" - "Jessie" - "Jake and the Never Land Pirates" - "Team Umizoomi" - "Glee" - "Phineas and Ferb" - "Curious George" - "Mickey Mouse Clubhouse" - "LazyTown" - "Peppa Pig" - "The Fairly OddParents" - "Dora the Explorer"


2014 - Toys & Games

Toys and games that would have been popular on this date in 2014:

  • Xbox One
  • PlayStation 4

Celebrity Birthdays

Celebrities and historical figures that were born on the 17th of May:


Holidays

National holidays and famous events that fall on the 17th of May:

  • Constitution Day (Norway)

Weather

Weather information for May 17th, 2014:

  • Dublin, Ireland: It was 19.8 degrees Celsius. It was a dry day. It was a windy day. It was a sunny day.
  • New York, USA: Temperature: 46.7 degrees Fahrenheit. 8.17 degrees Celsius. Rain fell. Precipitation: 10.92cm.
  • London, England: Temperature: 18 degrees Celsius.

US President

Who was the US President on this particular date?

  • Barack Obama was the President of the United States on May 17th, 2014.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on May 17th, 2014 was probably conceived around the 7th of August, 2013. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on May 17th, 2014 is the 24th of February, 2015. (Rough Estimate).

Video Games

Popular video games that you might have been playing around this time.

  • Titanfall - FPS game developed by Respawn Entertainment.
  • DayZ - Survival video game.
  • Rust - Survival video game.
  • Dead Rising 3 - Action-adventure video game developed by Capcom Vancouver.
  • Call of Duty: Ghosts - Developed by Infinity Ward.
  • Assassin's Creed IV: Black Flag - The fourth game in the series.
  • Battlefield 4 - Military FPS game.
  • Batman: Arkham Origins - Action game developed by WB Games Montreal.
  • Grand Theft Auto V - The long-awaited fifth game in the series. Starring Michael De Santa, Franklin Clinton and Trevor Philips.
  • ARMA 3 - Military tactical shooter video game.

How old was I?

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Videos

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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about May 17th, 2014.

  • 2,321 days have passed since this date.
  • 200,534,400 seconds have passed since the May 17th, 2014.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 233,956,800 times.
  • Since May 17th, 2014, earth has travelled approximately 103,475,750,400 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 33,422,400 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 17,245,958 steps. That's about 7,665 miles!
  • Since this date, 2,406,413 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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